Jómfrúin is home of Danish smørrebrød in Iceland. It’s a friendly and well-established restaurant, perfectly located on Lækjargata in downtown Reykjavík.
Smørrebrød is an open-faced sandwich, usually featuring rye sourdough bread and can present a variety of different combinations of seafood, meat, vegetables and condiments and is typically enjoyed with a cold local beer and snaps. Their selection of Aquavit is unrivalled and is sold in different sizes.
Although Jómfrúin’s speciality is the authentic open-sandwich in the Danish tradition, their menu also consists of a variety of hot dishes.
The restaurant was established in 1996 by restaurateur and caterer Jakob Jakobsson and has since then acquired an excellent reputation and is among locals favourite restaurants. It has many regulars, some that have frequented the restaurant for years.
Jómfrúin is an especially popular during lunch, although they recently expanded their opening hours due to demand.
Wow! This busy, delicious spot is not to be missed! You can order half-plates, better to sample the incredible herrings, pates, cheeses, and everything Icelandic. Super-friendly staff and a full bar complete the picture.